By Fernando Cervantes. Published 2006. ISBN 9781900039758
The Institute for the Study of the Americas publishes in its Lecture Series selected seminar and conference papers, and public lectures delivered at the Institute by scholars associated with the work of the Institute. This second lecture in the series is the expanded and revised text of the John Coffin Memorial Lecture in the History of Ideas read in the Chancellor's Hall Senate House on 28 January 2005. It presents a consideration of how Spain and the Hispanic world have been portrayed by European commentators since the 16th century.